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Pedestrian Killed in Nowata County Accident

Jun 16, 2019

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol continues to investigate a Saturday night Nowata County accident that killed a pedestrian and sent another to the hospital.  According to the accident report, 34 year-old Michael Catlin of Dewey was driving a Jeep Wrangler a mile west of of County Road 406 on U. S ... read more »

Senator Daniels to Host Town Hall Meeting

Jun 16, 2019

State Senator Julie Daniels will host a noon-hour town hall meeting with constituents in Bartlesville on Monday, June 24, from 11:30 to 1 o’clock at the Bartlesville Public Library.   Daniels says she looks forward to taking questions and hearing what issues are important to co ... read more »

Commissioners to Review Reports on Monday

Jun 14, 2019

A detention services agreement will be considered by the Washington County Commissioners on Monday morning. The agreement being weighed is with Sac and Fox Nation (Lincoln County) and Texas County Juvenile Detention Centers. A request for salary and benefits for Washington County State El ... read more »

Potential Budget Amendments Could Impact Dewey Police

Jun 14, 2019

Increase in revenues and expenditures may take place at the Dewey City Council meeting on Monday. The Council will consider and possibly vote to amend the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Budget to make this possible. Increases in funds for the Dewey Police Department will be weighed. This includes fund ... read more »

Will Rogers Property May be Considered as Surplus

Jun 14, 2019

Arvest Bank will be recognized by the Bartlesville Board of Education Monday night. The Board will recognize the bank for their $15,000 grant to support the District’s Project Lead the Way STEM curriculum. Later in the meeting, the Board will consider and potentially vote to approve ... read more »

Alleged Kidnapper Has Six-Figure Bond Set

Jun 14, 2019

A Bartlesville man who allegedly kidnapped another man at knife-point appeared at the Washington County Courthouse on Friday. Gilbert Rusell Campus was arraigned on a felony count of kidnapping. KWON had previously reported the incident Monday in which, Campus allegedly forced George Besseris ... read more »

Vehicle Accident Leaves 1,300 Without Power Friday

Jun 14, 2019

According to Public Service Company of Oklahoma's outage map, roughly 1,300 Bartlesville Residents were without power Friday morning. The area effected was south of US-60 and west of US-75. Stan Whiteford, the Public Service Company of Oklahoma's Corporate Commuications Director, said ... read more »

OKM Music to Hold Special Patron Event Saturday

Jun 14, 2019

OKM Music’s 35th Annual Music Festival closes this weekend and they have a thank you celebration planned for their patrons. The Special Patron Event will take place at the Price Tower Arts Center Saturday, June 15th. The celebration of 35 years of great music and entertainment will ... read more »

Osage County Rebuilding Following the Flooding

Jun 14, 2019

Osage County Emergency Manager Jerry Roberts and his team finished damage assessments last Friday, allowing FEMA to begin coming in and assist the county in recovery efforts. Citizens are being helped now, but the next step will be to begin looking at roadways and businesses across the county. ... read more »

End of June Quilt Bid to Benefit Local Scouting

Jun 14, 2019

This year’s Friends of Scouting campaign is on the cusp of a close for the local Boy Scout organization. Scout Executive Phillip Wright said they will auction of a quilt at the end of the month to help with donations. 100-percent of the winning bid will go towards the Cherokee Area ... read more »

Crow Appointed as Interim Director of ODOC

Jun 14, 2019

Governor Kevin Stitt has appointed former Oklahoma Department of Corrections’ Chief of Operations Scott Crow as interim director of the state’s second-largest agency. Crow has been with the agency since April 1996. He was hired on as a Special Investigator Supervisor then. Bef ... read more »

Commissioners Will Continue Talk on Fairfax Buildings

Jun 14, 2019

The Board of Osage County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at the courthouse in Pawhuska. They will continue discussion on demolishing two buildings in downtown Fairfax that got damaged by a tornado. These buildings are causing a safety hazard for people who walk by. There will be an up ... read more »

Registration for Special County Election to Wrap Up

Jun 14, 2019

Washington County Election Board Secretary Yvonne House said today is the last day to apply for voter registration for the Special County Election. Applying makes you eligible to vote in the July 9th election to renew the County’s quarter cent sales tax rate. House said that persons who ... read more »

Dallas Brass to Close OKM Music Festival at Woolaroc

Jun 14, 2019

The largest and longest-lived music festival will bring life to the Bartlesville community this weekend! Making a return to this year’s 35th Annual OKM Music Festival is Dallas Brass. They first performed in Bartlesville in 1985. Dallas Brass member Michael Levine said he is lo ... read more »

Community Foundation Offers Allied Professional Program

Jun 13, 2019

A mission of the Bartlesville Community Foundation is to help people have a long-term vision. BCF Executive Director Mike Wilt said the process for organizations includes planned giving. The BCF will work with you and your interests in a organization's cause. They do what they can to ... read more »